Haifa Center for Law & Technology Wikipedia
The Haifa Center for Law & Technology (HCLT) is a renowned interdisciplinary.
It is the first and the only center in Israel dedicated to the study of the interconnection between law and technology. HCLT is based at the Faculty of Law, University of Haifa. The main goal of the center is to promote research activities in the fields of Law & Technology and Intellectual Property. HCLT further seeks to promote dialogue between academics, innovators, policymakers and businesses, to establish the scientific foundation for lawmaking addressing new technologies. The center conducts workshops and conferences, and promotes research activities by faculty and students. With four full-time faculty, international visiting professor and number of adjunct faculty HCLT offers a wide range of courses and seminars in intellectual property and information law at the graduate and post graduate level. Graduate programs including a unique LL.M program in Law and Technology and a Master program MA in Patent Law (intended for Scientists and Engineers) in collaboration with the world Intellectual Property (WIPO) Worldwide Academy. HCLT benefits from the collaboration with two major centers for the study of the information environment located at the University of Haifa: The Institute for Interdisciplinary Applications of Computer Science and the Center for the Study of the Information Society. The Center has established a worldwide reputation in its field and enjoys a wide network of international collaborators. HCLT facilitates Creative Commons Israel.